Surrender is a form of resilience.

Dogs in the Shade (1959) by Dorothea Tanning

When you sleep in a chair at night, you have to get your blood into the right shape, a shape that refracts the pain caused by the shape of the chair. Once your blood can bend the pain, your body becomes a welcome mat. Come in, it says. Inside this space you’ll feel things. Imagine!

The neighborhood band is warm…

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